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    Lakeview Backpackers

    39 Porto Amelia Road | Bonaero Park 1622, Kempton Park, Johannesburg 2091, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good25%
    • Average10%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible5%
    Mar 13, 2017
    “AMAZING”
    Apr 3, 2014
    “Schrecklich”
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    The Melville Palm Hostel
    6 reviews
    #53 of 111 Specialty lodging in Johannesburg
     
    HomeBase Melville
    95 reviews
    #11 of 111 Specialty lodging in Johannesburg
     
    Johannesburg Backpackers
    34 reviews
    #35 of 111 Specialty lodging in Johannesburg
     
    Lebo's Soweto Backpackers
    202 reviews
    #3 of 111 Specialty lodging in Johannesburg
     
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    1 - 5 of 17 reviews

    Reviewed March 13, 2017

    I stayed at this hostel for 4 days and I had a lovely time! The owners are so friendly and really make you feel at home, I was spoiled from the beginning till the end. They gave me alot more then I could've wished for....More

    Thank Rani B
    Reviewed April 3, 2014

    10km from the airport and when we arrived were told that the hostel was closed. The owner had not paid her utility bills so the electricity and water were cut off. She then fled to Capetown and didn't inform anyone with confirmed bookings that the...More

    1  Thank younggraeme
    Reviewed November 15, 2013

    We had this hostel as kind of a pit stop on our way to and from Krugerpark. We stayed there for 2 nights total, 1 night at a time. It was nice, the staff was kind and friendly. They also have three cute little dogs...More

    Thank Johanna F
    Reviewed November 9, 2013

    I landed in Johannesburg to find my driver wasn't their waiting and Lakeview emails were bouncing back. I called and was told my driver would be there in 10minutes. Half an hour later he arrives. He was very nice but having to wait in total...More

    1  Thank Emily C
    Reviewed August 8, 2013

    This was my first trip to South Africa and I arrived late at night (23:30) and I had emailed them about my arrival at lakeview@iburst.co.za but the email bounced and I was worried. I could not call the number as well. But, when my cab...More

    2  Thank srini091
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    Johannesburg Backpackers
    34 reviews
    #35 of 111 Specialty lodging in Johannesburg
     
    Lebo's Soweto Backpackers
    202 reviews
    #3 of 111 Specialty lodging in Johannesburg
     
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    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Price range
    • $14 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Gauteng >
    • Greater Johannesburg >
    • Johannesburg
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    Traveler (8)
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    Room Tips
    "The 4-bed room didn't seem to have too many outlets to charge things, but around the other common areas..."
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    "All of the rooms are always clean and the people their are friendly. Just learn how to work the shower from..."
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